Sr Safety / Compliance Specialist Occupational Health Nurse

8 - 10 years experience  •  Energy / Utilities

$81K - $105K
Posted on 09/22/17
Portland, OR
8 - 10 years experience
Energy / Utilities
$81K - $105K
Posted on 09/22/17

General Purpose

Provide advice and counsel to management and client organizations. Conduct special studies and analyses, develop alternatives and present recommendations to management. Research, analyze, develop and implement new strategies and/or programs in response to changing internal and external conditions

Responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Act as a subject matter expert for occupational health issues.  Provide advice and guidance to management and business units on program and procedure development.
  • Serve as a team member with health & safety specialists, industrial hygienist, trainers and operations personnel that work together to develop  programs, and recognize, evaluate and control health and safety hazards
  • Effectively manage projects; ensure delivery of program commitments.
  • Gather, analyze and summarize health and safety data.
  • Provide alternatives and recommendations regarding development or enhancement of programs or processes.
  • Provide advice and counsel to management and client organizations.
  • Manage and implement safety programs as required.

Requirements for this position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Sciences or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of seven years of professional nursing experience, and a current RN license.
  • Experience in Occupational Health, case management, familiar with OSHA rules/regulations, workers compensation and become knowledgeable in company safety rules and requirements.
  • An understanding and experience with administering a comprehensive occupational health program, program auditing, ergonomic assessments, medical case management, medical surveillance and audiometric testing. 
  • A thorough understanding of governmental compliance requirements along with the ability to train and coach all levels of management on occupational health issues is required. 
  • Expected to cross-train to gain proficiency in Industrial Hygiene and general safety, to become familiar with OSHA regulations, and become knowledgeable in company safety rules and requirements. 
  • Travel may be required.

Job ID : 4518

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